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The Mediterranean University of Albania grants the title "Doctor Honoris Causa" to the Director-General of the World Health Organization. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulates MUA for the opening of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

The Mediterranean University of Albania grants to the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, “the Doctor Honoris Causa” title. The academic senate of MUA has unanimously approved the awarding of this title with the motivation: "For the significant contribution and dedication to universal health care, professional engagement in the treatment of public health risks, coordination in response to health emergencies at the global level for the benefit of human health and well-being, as well as for the support and assistance to the Albanian health system, and the emergency packages offered to Albania in coping with the Covid-19 pandemic".

The President of the Mediterranean University of Albania, Prof. Dr. Anastas Angjeli, and senior leaders of MUA were invited to the headquarters of the World Health Organization for the title handover ceremony. In his speech, Prof. Dr. Anastas Angjeli highlighted that the Covid-19 pandemic showed how important cooperation, solidarity, and overcoming political, economic, and social divisions when health is at stake, the most precious thing for every inhabitant of this planet.

"Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a leader with incontrovertible integrity and a high - imposing moral authority. He used this authority to stand above the parties and maintained balances, advanced a noble mission, and managed to do the best in one of the most hazardous moments that humanity has gone through in the last 100 years - Angjeli stated. He added that the help that the World Health Organization has given, especially to small countries such as Albania, during the pandemic period and beyond, has been essential for the reform of the health system as well as for overcoming the emergency created by the pandemic.

After receiving the title, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said; he felt honored for this appreciation and emphasized that Covid-19 turned the world upside down, going beyond a health emergency, destroying societies, economies, and political stability.” First, I can emphasize that this pandemic left us with a crucial message: Health begins and ends with the community. Moreover, global threats require a global response, accordingly, the WHO has supported all the countries since they joined in this battle. The most important lesson is that equity is fundamental to global health security. Finally, thank you again for the honor. I would like to congratulate MUA on opening the Faculty of Medical Sciences. I believe this step will play a crucial role in preparing the new generation of health leaders to build a safe, healthy, and honest future for the citizens of Albania and the whole world” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.


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